Frosty Friday

Kick off your holiday season with all day shopping in Downtown Frederick! Parking in downtown will be FREE, shops & eateries will be open early and stay open late, plus there is a free trolley that circulates downtown every 15 minutes to make your day a breeze.


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Special events include horse-drawn carriage rides, a festive kick-off at 9AM, caroling and live music, all-day shopping, and more! Frosty Friday is presented by Woodsboro Bank with support from Common Market Co-Op.




Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride around Downtown Frederick! Each carriage ride lasts approximately 20 minutes and can accommodate up to 12 passengers. Rides are $12 per passenger. Small children under the age of 3 can ride in your lap without a ticket.

PICK-UP LOCATION: 331 N Market St, parking lot to the north of Olde Towne Tavern

TICKETS: All carriage ride tickets have SOLD OUT



Frosty Friday Kick-off @ 30 N Market St (9am) | Downtown Frederick gift bags, while supplies last; Live music

Live Music (all day, 9am-9pm) | Locations listed below

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides (10am-3pm) | All carriage ride tickets have SOLD OUT 

Festival of Trees @ 24 E Church St (10am-4pm)

Free Hot Cider with Common Market @ 30 N Market St (11am-5pm)

Snowflake Tree @ 30 N Market St (11am-9pm) | After you do your holiday shopping, stop by the Snowflake Tree with receipts from at least two downtown businesses totaling $100+ and pick out a special gift donated by a downtown business, while supplies last

Santa @ 30 N Market St (12-3pm)

Holiday Events in Everedy Square & Shab Row (12-9pm) | Holiday Circus at 6pm; Santa’s arrival at 7pm

Santa-Yourself Selfie Station @ 30 N Market St (3-5pm)

Holiday Cocktail Competition (4-7pm) | More info below

Free Downtown Trolley (3-9pm) | See below for trolley stop locations

Free S’mores Stations (4-9pm) | While supplies last; Locations listed below



Make plans to be in downtown at sundown, as thousands of sparkling tree lights made their grand debut for the holiday season. Curious about the holiday lights project? Learn more at



While you’re here, take advantage of the free trolley! The trolley runs every 15 minutes from 3pm – 9pm and has five convenient stops throughout downtown. It’s completely free! Just hop on and ride. Download a trolley route map here.See a map of these locations at

Little Pottery Shop | 117 N East St

Delaplaine Arts Center | 40 S Carroll St

Patrick Street Stop | 33 E Patrick St

Brewer’s Alley | 124 N Market St

Bravura Arts and Framing | 428 N Market St



Live music will fill the streets all day during Frosty Friday! Enjoy the ambiance as you stroll between shops, or find individual performance times and locations listed below. See a map of these locations at

  • 9-11AM / Mike Schirf @ 30 N Market St
  • 10AM-12PM / Frederick Children’s Chorus wandering around town
  • 10AM-1PM / Ed Barney @ Brick and Mortar Mercantile
  • 10AM-1PM / Scott Barrett @ Luna Yoga
  • 11AM-1PM / Domenic Cicala @ Spin the Bottle Wine Company
  • 12-3PM / Tim Seals @ Rust
  • 1-3PM / Mark England @ The Pasta Palette
  • 2-5PM / Schuyler Kieley @ Brewer’s Alley
  • 3:30-5:30PM / Clustered Spires Chorus wandering around town
  • 4-7PM / Kristin Rebecca @ Frederick Coffee Co & Cafe
  • 5-8PM / Frederick Children’s Chorus wandering around town
  • 6-9PM / Tuscarora High School Choir wandering around town
  • 6-9PM / Tim Seals @ Creme de la Creme



Warm up with free s’mores at the below locations. Stations will open beginning at 4pm and will stay in business until 9pm, or until supplies run out. See a map of these locations at

  • McClintock Distilling Co. @ 35 S Carroll St
  • Woodsboro Bank @ 30 N Market St
  • Wine Kitchen on the Creek @ 50 Carroll Creek Way
  • Piercings by Dendar @ 23 E Patrick St
  • Cowork Frederick @ 122 E Patrick St
  • Luna Yoga @ 34 S Market St
  • Artifacts Glass Gallery @ 43 S Market St
  • United Steam Fire Engine Company #3 @ 79 S Market St
  • Premier Group of Long & Foster Real Estate @ 244 N Market St



Stop by participating locations from 4-7pm and ask for their special $5 Holiday Cocktail… or non-alcoholic Mocktail! Take a sip, try a few, and vote for your favorite in the Holiday Cocktail Competition photo album on our Facebook page. The drink specials last ’til 7pm and the voting ends at 8pm. The photo with the most Likes by 8pm Frosty Friday will be declared the winner!  ** Locations offering non-alcoholic mocktails are listed with an * See a map of these locations at



  • Beans and Bagels, 49 E Patrick St
  • Brewer’s Alley, 124 N Market St
  • Cafe Nola, 4 E Patrick St
  • Family Meal, 800 N East St
  • Frederick Coffee Co. and Cafe, 100 N East St
  • GOOD juju, 300 E 2nd St
  • Isabella’s Taverna & Tapas Bar, 44 N Market St
  • Perfect Blend Cafe, 31 W Patrick St
  • Pretzel and Pizza Creations, 210 N Market St
  • Serendipity Market & More, 14 E Patrick St



  • A Lit’le Irish Too, 143 N Market St
  • Alchemy No. 119, 119 E Patrick St
  • Alicia L Boutique, 149 N Market St
  • Art Collective, 141 N Market St
  • Artifacts Glass Gallery, 43 S Market St
  • Black Hog BBQ, 118 S Market St
  • Brick and Mortar Mercantile, 29 E Patrick St
  • The Candy Kitchen, 52 N Market St
  • Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, 103 S Carroll St
  • Creme de la Creme, 207 N Market St
  • Curious Iguana, 12 N Market St
  • Dancing Bear Toys, 15 E Patrick St
  • DISTRICT Arts, 15 N Market St
  • District East, 880 N East St
  • Dream House, 102 E Patrick St
  • Earthly Elements, 33 N Market St
  • Ec’clectibles, 13 E Patrick St
  • Edgeworks Knife & Supply, 200 N Market St
  • Embark Skate Shop, 238 N Market St
  • Firestone’s Market on Market, 113 N Market St
  • Hunting Creek Outfitters, 29 N Market St
  • I Made This! Pottery Studio, 10 N East St
  • The Kitchenette, 217 N Market St
  • Lebherz Oil & Vinegar Emporium, 214 N Market St
  • The Little Pottery Shop, 117 N East St
  • Luna Yoga, 34 S Market St
  • The Muse, 19 N Market St
  • NOMA Gallery, 437 N Market St
  • North Market Pop Shop, 241 N Market St
  • The Pasta Palette, 121 N Market St
  • Posh Boutique, 35 N Market St
  • Potters’ Guild of Frederick, 14 S Market St
  • Relish Decor, 38 E Patrick St
  • Retro-Metro, 213 N Market St
  • Rust, 218 N Market St
  • Sanctuary Modern Kitchen, 16 N East St
  • Savage Soaps, 10 E Church St
  • Shab Row Tea Emporium, 112 N East St
  • Sky’s the Limit, 200 N Market St
  • Surelocked In Escape Games, 5 N Market St
  • Terressentials, 100 E Patrick St
  • Tiara Day Boutique, 153 N Market St
  • Time Bomb Tattoos & Curiosities, 26 S Market St
  • The Trail House, 17 S Market St
  • Treaty General Store, 30 E Patrick St
  • Velvet Lounge, 203 N Market St
  • Vinyl Acres, 25 E Patrick St
  • The Wine Kitchen on the Creek, 50 Carroll Creek Way
  • Zoe’s Chocolate, 121 N Market St



November 29, 2019 8:00 AM


November 29, 2019 9:00 PM

Fees & Tickets


This event has no entrance fee

Event Venue


Downtown Frederick, MD